Julia A. Seymour

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Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business

Julia A. Seymour is the Assistant Managing Editor for the MRC Business where she analyzes and exposes media bias on a range of economic and business issues. She has written Special Reports including Global Warming Censored, UnCritical Condition, Networks Hide the Decline in Credibility of Climate Change Science and Obama the Tax Cutter.

Seymour has also appeared on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and the Christian Broadcasting Network and has been an in-studio guest on the G. Gordon Liddy Show. She has also done hundreds of radio interviews on a wide-range of topics with stations in more than 35 states as well as many nationally syndicated programs. Her work has appeared or been mentioned by radio host Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, The Drudge Report, WorldNetDaily, USA Today, CNBC.com, Motley Fool and “Ted, White and Blue” by Ted Nugent. Prior to joining BMI in 2006, she was a staff writer for Accuracy in Academia where she wrote  about bias in lower and higher education and contributed to the book “The Real MLA Stylebook.” She holds a B.S. in Mass Communications: Print Journalism from Liberty University.

Latest from Julia A. Seymour

'Evening News' says cost is 'just $15 a day,' urges workers to ask for more benefits.

If you make more money than I do is that anyone’s problem? 

'World News' warns lives could be lost, acts as though federal cancer research cut off - but in reality, story covers nonprofit organization.

Cancer is truly a tragedy in every case, but that was no excuse for ABC "World News Tonight's" shoddy shell game during the February 15 broadcast.

In a segment on reduced federal funding for cancer research, anchor Charles Gibson introduced the story by stating that the National Cancer Institute has seen funding decreases in the past two years and the Bush budget is promoting a third cut.

News media use "Blood Diamond" movie to tarnish the industry's reputation.

"Consider the case closed on global warming," wrote Time's Bryan Walsh in the Feb. 19, 2007 issue.

Walsh's article also stated that the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had found the culprit for climate change: humans. Throughout the piece Walsh advocated government mandates and highlighted main points of the IPCC report that he agreed with, but undermined the point that wasn't frightening enough (how much sea levels are predicted to rise).

To listen to Harry Smith, you'd think Mickey was drowning.

ABC, NBC and CBS were so busy with their hysterics about global warming as the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summary report was released that they missed downward revisions to predictions of rising sea levels.

“Do people here [South Beach, Fla.] know that very likely in the next – well several decades – all of this is going to be underwater?” CBS “Early Show” anchor Harry Smith asked in an interview about the appeal of Miami, Florida.

News reports eagerly promote global warming, predict catastrophe and selectively silence climate experts.

Media reveal preference for universal coverage in treatment of Schwarzenegger and Bush proposals.

Hint: It Never Happened

Media have long provided uncritical support of liberal agenda, from minimum wage hike to universal health care.

An increase of 6.5 percent leaves networks unsatisfied.

Leonhardt story leads with worst data, buries how pay gap has narrowed.

'World News Tonight with Charles Gibson' finds controversy instead of Christmas cheer.

Report should remind other media that not all car companies are going south this winter.

'Lou Dobbs Tonight' reporter gives no context for one family's day care costs.

But major media ignore or downplay some of commission's key recommendations for improved education in America.

Despite retailers' move back toward 'Merry Christmas,' journalists are three times as likely to offer 'Happy Holidays.'

Universal health care, one of the first action items for Democrats, pushed by Lou Dobbs.

'Evening News' story shorts personal responsibility and cost arguments.